Famous People Born On January 4th

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People born on January 4th fall under the zodiac sign of Capricorn. The symbol of Capricorn is goat. The individuals born under the influence of this zodiac are known for their caring, yet sure-footed, strong and alert nature. The individuals born on January 4th are ruled by the planet Uranus, due to which these people are goal-orientated, fun-loving and sometimes emotionally demanding. Capricorns are often hyper-aware of goals and goal motivation is an important part of their lives. Because of their career-orientated nature, Capricorns make excellent employees at any level of a company. People born on January 4th have several personality traits other Capricorns may not possess, including, a quirkier personality, charm and the desire to please and make others around them comfortable.

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 1 
Isaac Newton
(Formulated the Laws of Motion & Universal Gravitation)
Isaac Newton
80
Birth Year: 1643
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 31, 1727

One of the most influential and popular scientists of all time, Sir Isaac Newton played a prominent role in our understanding of natural phenomena. He formulated the law of universal gravitation and laws of motion. He also developed the Newtonian telescope among other devices. Apart from science, Newton was also intrigued by religion, occult, and alchemy.

 2 
Emma Mackey
(French-British Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Maeve Wiley’ in the TV Series ‘Sex Education’)
Emma Mackey
40
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Le Mans, France

French-British actor Emma Mackey is best known for her portrayal of Maeve Wiley in the Netflix series Sex Education. Some of her upcoming projects include Emily Brontë’s biopic and the thriller Death on the Nile. She has also appeared in the TV projects Badger Lane and Summit Fever.

 3 
Derrick Henry
(American football player)
Derrick Henry
23
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Yulee, Florida, United States
 4 
Jaeden Lieberher
17
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 5 
Liza Soberano
(Actress Best Known as the Lead of the Romantic Comedy Television Series ‘Forevermore’)
Liza Soberano
22
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, United States
Filipina-American actor Liza Soberano rose to fame with the role of Maria in the series Forevermore, which had her starring with Enrique Gil. She paired up with Gil in many more projects later, such as the series Dolce Amore and the films Alone/Together and My Ex and Whys.
 6 
Dafne Keen
(Actress)
Dafne Keen
19
Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 7 
Vanity (Singer)
(Lead Singer of The Female Trio 'Vanity 6' Known for Their Hit Song "Nasty Girl")
Vanity (Singer)
9
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Died: February 15, 2016
Canadian entertainer Denise Katherine Matthews, better known by her pseudonym, Vanity, initially gained fame as part of the girl group Vanity 6, which delivered hits such as Nasty Girl. She also released solo albums and starred in films such as Action Jackson. She died of kidney failure at 57.
 8 
Charles Melton
(Best Known for His Role in the Series 'Riverdale' and the Film 'The Sun Is Also a Star')
Charles Melton
19
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Juneau, Alaska, United States

Charles Melton is an American model and actor known for playing Daniel Jae Ho Bae in the movie, The Sun Is Also a Star. He played college football before trying his hand at modeling and acting. He then became successful as a model before becoming the first Asian-American actor to play a leading role in a major Hollywood studio's teen romance film.

 9 
Kris Bryant
(Baseball Player)
Kris Bryant
6
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, United States
 10 
Darlie Routier
(Murderer)
Darlie Routier
18
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Darlie Routier was convicted of stabbing her 5-year-old son Damon to death in 1996 and sentenced to death by lethal injection. She was also charged with killing her other son, 6-year-old Devon, but not tried for it. Following multiple appeals by her, fresh DNA tests were ordered and are pending.
 11 
Don Shula
(Football coach)
Don Shula
5
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Grand River, Ohio, United States
Died: May 4, 2020
 12 
James Milner
(Footballer)
James Milner
11
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Wortley, Leeds, England
 13 
D'Arcy Carden
(Actress Best Known for Her Starring Role as 'Janet' in the NBC Sitcom the 'Good Place')
D'Arcy Carden
5
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Danville, California, United States

D'Arcy Carden is an actress and comedian best known for her starring role in the NBC sitcom The Good Place. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theater from Southern Oregon University and began her career performing improvisational comedy. Eventually, she moved on to TV shows and has also appeared in a few films. 

 14 
Graham McTavish
6
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
 15 
General Tom Thumb
(American Dwarf Who Achieved Great Fame as a Performer Under Circus Pioneer P. T. Barnum)
General Tom Thumb
1
Birth Year: 1838
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 15, 1883

General Tom Thumb was a dwarf best remembered as a performer in P. T. Barnum's circus. He achieved significant fame as a performer and has been portrayed by several actors in films, such as The Mighty Barnum and Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon. In the 2017 movie The Greatest Showman, General Tom Thumb was played by Sam Humphrey.

 16 
Till Lindemann
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of 'Neue Deutsche Härte' Band 'Rammstein')
Till Lindemann
5
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany

German singer-songwriter and poet Till Lindemann is best-recognised as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the German heavy-metal band Rammstein and for the musical project Lindemann that he fronted. Roadrunner Records listed him among "50 Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time". He has also published two books of poetry, In stillen Nächten and Messer, and featured in minor roles in movies.

 17 
Michael Stipe
(Singer-songwriter)
Michael Stipe
9
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States

Michael Stipe is best known as the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band R.E.M., which has released hits such as Losing my Religion. He has a signature “mumbling” and “wailing” style of singing. He has also directed several videos for the band and owns two movie production studios.

 18 
Sterling Holloway
(Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)
Sterling Holloway
2
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: November 22, 1992
 19 
Louis Braille
(Inventor of Braille)
Louis Braille
33
Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
A 3-year-old Louis Braille accidentally injured himself in the eye while playing with a tool at his father’s harness shop. While the child lost his eyesight, his relentless spirit made him create a unique system made of dots and dashes, now known as the Braille, to help the blind read.
 20 
Dyan Cannon
(First Woman to be nominated for Oscars Both in Front of and Behind the Camera)
Dyan Cannon
12
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dyan Cannon is best known for her Academy Award-nominated roles in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and Heaven Can Wait. She has also written, directed, and produced the Academy Award-nominated film Number One. She has appeared in series such as Ally McBeal and Three Sisters, too.
 21 
Floyd Patterson
7
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 11, 2006
 22 
Rick Stein
5
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Churchill, Oxfordshire, England

Celebrity chef Rick Stein has managed the U.K.’s Stein Hotel and Restaurant with his first wife, Jill Stein. He later became the head chef and co-owner of Rick Stein at Bannisters in Australia, with his second wife, Sarah. He has authored cookbooks and presented culinary shows such as Seafood Odyssey.

 23 
Julia Ormond
(Actress)
Julia Ormond
6
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Epsom
 24 
Matt Frewer
(Actor and Comedian)
Matt Frewer
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Matt Frewer is a Canadian-American actor, singer, and comedian. He rose to fame in the 1980s for playing the iconic character Max Headroom in the TV movie of the same name. Interested in acting from a young age, he received training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before starting his career. He is regarded as a brilliant character actor.

 25 
Peyton Kennedy
19
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
 26 
Dave Foley
(Actor, Comedian and Co-founder of the Comedy Group 'The Kids in the Hall')
Dave Foley
5
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

A high-school dropout, Dave Foley started his career with stand-up comedy. After meeting Kevin McDonald, he formed the iconic sketch-comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall with him and others. He later appeared in movies such as The Wrong Guy and voiced for animated characters, such as Flik from A Bug's Life.

 27 
Collin Sexton
(Basketball player)
Collin Sexton
4
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States
 28 
June Diane Raphael
4
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York, USA
 29 
Maureen Reagan
4
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: August 8, 2001
 30 
Labrinth
(Singer-songwriter)
Labrinth
1
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney Hackney, London, England
 31 
Kerry Condon
(Irish Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Octavia of the Julii’ in the TV Series ‘Rome’)
Kerry Condon
6
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Tipperary, Ireland

Irish actress Kerry Condon is popularly known for playing the role of Octavia of the Julii in the TV series Rome. Also active in theater, she is the youngest actress ever to play Ophelia in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. She has appeared in numerous movies as well and received acclaim for her performance in Intermission. 

 32 
Cindy Vela
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Black November’, ‘Endgame’ and ‘Camino’)
Cindy Vela
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States
Cindy Vela is best known for her roles in movies such as Black November, Camino, and Endgame. She is also a talented saxophonist and has been a model and a muse. The short film Exhibit-B5, which featured her as an accident victim, became viral on social media as real. 
 33 
Deana Carter
(Singer)
Deana Carter
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
 34 
Coco Jones
(Singer)
Coco Jones
1
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
 35 
Benjamin Rush
(Founding Father of the United States)
Benjamin Rush
3
Birth Year: 1746
Birthplace: Byberry, Philadelphia, United States
Died: April 19, 1813
 36 
Erin Cahill
(Actress)
Erin Cahill
3
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Stafford, Virginia, United States

Erin Cahill is an American actress who has played important roles in popular TV series, such as How I Met Your Mother, Power Rangers Time Force, and Saving Grace. Also known for her charity work, Cahill is credited with co-founding Charitable Living, a group that services the local community. In 2015, Erin Cahill became part of the non-profit group, BuildOn

 37 
Bernard Sumner
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Singer)
Bernard Sumner
2
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Salford
 38 
Kacy Catanzaro
(WWE Professional Wrestler and American Ninja Warrior Competitor)
Kacy Catanzaro
7
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Once a Junior Olympic gymnast, wrestler Kacy Catanzaro later scripted history by becoming the first woman to scale the Warped Wall obstacle on the NBC show American Ninja Warrior. She has also been featured on Sports Illustrated’s Fitted 50 twice. She now works for NXT, as part of WWE.

 39 
Patty Loveless
1
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Pikeville, Kentucky, United States
 40 
Alicia Garza
(Activist)
Alicia Garza
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
 41 
Dot Jones
(Actress)
Dot Jones
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Turlock, California, United States

Best known for her roles in Lizzie McGuire and Material Girls, arm-wrestler-cum-actress Dot-Marie Jones never aspired to become an actress. Instead she competed in shot put and power lifting, eventually becoming 15-time world arm wrestling champion. Discovered at a body-building tournament by Shirley Eson, she debuted on screen with Knights and Warriors, thereafter appearing in numerous films and television productions

 42 
Barbara Rush
(Actress)
Barbara Rush
4
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
 43 
Doris Kearns Goodwin
(Historian, Writer known for her book No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II)
Doris Kearns Goodwin
5
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Doris Kearns Goodwin is an American historian, biographer, and former sports journalist. She is best known for writing presidential biographies, including Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga. In 1995, she won the Pulitzer Prize for History for her book No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

 44 
Eric Weddle
(American football player)
Eric Weddle
0
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Fontana, California, United States
 45 
Ms. Juicy Baby
14
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Corsicana, Texas
 46 
Hsieh Su-wei
(Tennis player)
Hsieh Su-wei
2
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hsinchu, Taiwan
 47 
Greg Cipes
(Actor/ Voice Actor/ Musician)
Greg Cipes
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Coral Springs, Florida
 48 
Kevin Pillar
(Baseball player)
Kevin Pillar
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: West Hills, California, USA
 49 
Viktor Axelsen
(Badminton player)
Viktor Axelsen
3
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
 50 
Sorrell Booke
4
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: February 11, 1994

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 4th

Personality
Capricorns are logical and intelligent people who are excellent problem solvers, although they often demonstrate the desire to solve problems in their own heads before presenting a solution. Capricorns can be vocal about their opinions to the point of being offensive as other people's feelings are not usually of concern to a Capricorn. Individuals born on this day, often love debating and showing off their intelligence. They may present misleading information in order to strengthen their stand, before presenting their argument. These people are often melancholy, humorless, and they tend to see the glass as ‘half empty’ rather than ‘half full’. Capricorns may also suffer from frequent mood swings and can be melancholy one moment and witty the next.

Health
People born on January 4th are often healthy individuals, although they should watch out for stress, which may lead to frequent headaches. Capricorns tend to suffer from skin illnesses such as rashes, boils and in some cases even leprosy. They are more susceptible to injuries, particularly in their legs. Since Capricorns are often melancholy individuals, they should be aware of the signs of depression.

Finance
People born on January 4th are considered to be naturally lucky when it comes to finances. This comes handy for these people, because they are often not particularly concerned with their finances.

Career
Although Capricorns are often goal-oriented, people born on January 4th tend not be as career driven. Their versatility often means that they do not choose a career right away, but when they do they are often very successful.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These people are often shy and reserved in the early stages of relationships. Once they let their guards down, they are supportive and loving. These Capricorns are known to be extremely devoted towards their partners. Once these people have children, they show their light-hearted nature and become at ease with expressing their emotions to their children.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Brown & other Dark Colors
Lucky Numbers: 4, 5
Lucky Days (of the Month): 4th, 8th, 16th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Saturday & Sunday